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Statement by the Women’s Major Group

Statement by the Women’s Major Group

A comprehensive civil society statement by the Women's Major Group (WMG), as drafted by Beijing +25 Global Youth Task Force and others, was delivered at a regional conference in the lead up to the Beijing +25 events, building towards feminist equality around the...

Families in a Changing World

Families in a Changing World

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1573036803844{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}"]UN Women has released their report, "Progress of the World's Women 2019-2020: Families in a Changing World" This report is crucial because it directs us towards the...

Dr Karan Singh receives Saint Dnyaneshwara World Peace Prize

Dr Karan Singh receives Saint Dnyaneshwara World Peace Prize

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1572451686802{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}"]The Temple of Understanding is proud to acknowledge the award received by Dr. Karan Singh, International Chair of the Temple of Understanding-...

Meet the 2019 Temple of Understanding Summer Interns!

Meet the 2019 Temple of Understanding Summer Interns!

The Temple of Understanding is excited to welcome our 2018 student interns to New York City and the United Nations! Read on to meet our interns and learn about the projects they will be pursuing this summer.

People’s Assembly in New York City, 2019

People’s Assembly in New York City, 2019

The Temple of Understanding participated in the recent People's Assembly in New York City, Sept 24- 25, 2019 as civil society gathered on the outskirts of the UN's General Assembly to raise our voices in unison.  The outcome document is a comprehensive call to action....

NYC Climate Strike Huge Success

NYC Climate Strike Huge Success

The youth-led climate strike in NYC on Friday September 20th was huge, inspiring, urgent and determined. Many of our faith based colleagues from the UN community were there, amidst the crowd of mostly young people.

JLI Climate Change Webinars

JLI Climate Change Webinars

The Temple of Understanding greatly enjoyed connecting with colleagues and friends at this year’s Parliament of the World’s Religions in Toronto, Ontario. We are especially proud to have worked with environmental activist and food sovereignty advocate Dr. Vandana Shiva at her second Parliament.

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